Events noted in 0400

The event pages are experimental; the OCR errors in the text mean this is incomplete and unreliable but I offer it in the hopes that it will be of some use. Events shown include births and deaths of people with their own entries, and also the publication dates of some of the works cited.

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Born: Æschylus one of the most eminent tragic -poets of ancient times

“AntiMorus,” Brixius, Germain a learned Frenchman

“A Picture of Human Life,” Cebes the author of a well-known and beautiful allegory in Greek

Born: Eudocia a Roman empress

“Dictionnaire Historique” Solander, Daniel Charles a celebrated naturalist

401

Born: Hilarius another Romish saint of that name

403

Died: Epiphanius an ancient Christian writer

404

Died: Flavian patriarch of Antioch

406

Died: Jovinian a supposed heretic of the fourth century

407

Died: Chrysostom, John one of the most learned and eloquent of the fathers

408

Born: Lycurgus an Athenian orator

410

“A Vindication of the New Calendar Tables, and Rules annexed to the Act for regulating the commencement of the year,” Daval, Peter esq. of the Middle Temple

Born: Proclus an eminent philosopher among the later Platonists

Died: Ruffinus a very celebrated priest of Aquileia

413

Born: Diogenes a celebrated Cynic philosopher

“Art of Logic and Rhetoric,” Eusden, Lawrence an English poet (16881730)

416

“Batesii Vitae,” Bodley, Sir Thomas that illustrious benefactor to literature

417

“Est opus botanicum quo absolutius mundus non vidit,” Dillenius, John James an eminent botanist

Died: Exuperius bishop of Toulouse

418

Born: Isæus a celebrated Grecian orator

420

Born: Alcidamas a rhetorician

“Flatterers,” Eupolis was an Athenian comic poet

422

Died: Jerom a very celebrated father of the church

423

Born: Antisthenes a Greek philosopher

424

“Liber Niger Scaccarii,” Botoner, William an ancient English writer

430

Born: Sidonius, Caius Sollius Apollinaris Modestus a learned ecclesiastic of the fifth century

431

“Six Books of Ecclesiastical History,” Evagrius Scholasticus an ancient ecclesiastical historian

432

Died: Acacius bishop of Bercea in Syria

436

Born: Isocrates an eminent Greek orator

440

Died: Isidore, Saint sumamed Pelusiota or Damietta

444

Died: Cyril of Alexandria

448

Died: Cassian, St. John was a celebrated solitary

449

“Gentleman’s Magazine far ma,” Highmore, Joseph an eminent painter

“the band of Ephesian robbers,” Leo I., St. surnamed The Great

450

Born: Alcibiades a celebrated Athenian

451

Died: Mercator, Marius a celebrated ecclesiastical author of the fifth century

Died: Peter Chrysologus, St. an eminent prelate of the fifth century

454

Died: Eucherius archbishop of Lyons

455

Born: Boethius, Anicius Manlius Torquatus Severinus the most learned and almost the only Latin philosopher of his time (480524)

457

Died: Theodoret an illustrious writer of the church

458

“Codex encyclicus,” Epiphanius named the Scholastic

459

Born: Lysias an eminent Greek orator

460

Died: Eudocia a Roman empress

Born: Hippocrates usually called the father of physic

463

Died: Prosper, St. of Aquitaine

468

Born: Andocides an Athenian orator

Died: Benignus, St. archbishop of Armagh in Ireland

469

Born: Socrates the most celebrated of the ancient philosophers

Born: Thucydides an ancient Greek historian

471

Died: Gennadius patriarch of Constantinople

480

Died: Agatharcus an ancient painter

Born: Benedict, St. the founder of the order of the Benedictin monks (?–543)

Born: Euripides a celebrated tragic poet

482

“Origin of Arianism disclosed,” Chillingworth, William a divine of the church of England

484

Born: Herodotus an ancient Greek historian of Halicarnassus in Caria

485

Died: Proclus an eminent philosopher among the later Platonists

486

“An Account of the poisonous root lately found mixed with Gentian,” Brocklesby, Richard an eminent English physician

487

Died: Sidonius, Caius Sollius Apollinaris Modestus a learned ecclesiastic of the fifth century

490

Born: Arator the secretary and intendant of finances to Athaiaric

492

“I conceive,” Darwin, Erasmus a physician and poet

Died: Gennadius an ecclesiastical writer

496

Born: Hellanicus of Mitylene